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Al Jazeera America
Jan 30, 2014 4:00am EST
quote . >> investigators clouded. program. >> a u.s. judge ruled the collection of domestic telephone unconstitutional. >> only a check on those in power is if we the public know what we are doing. >> edward snowden remains in exile without a u.s. passport, facing espian acknowledge charges. for some, he's a traitor, for others, he is a patriotic whistleblower revealing government excesses.
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2014 10:00am PST
quote sense and in terms of u.s. security, to have a program which is creating so much dissension in our own country and certainly in a country like this one, switzerland, germany, where davos meeting is being held. and causing u.s. communications companies like microsoft to invent ways to get around the fisa program by telling people in europe that if they use microsoft as their carrier, the data from that -- that relationship will not be stored in the u.s. will be outside the reach the nsa program in the west. >> thank you. we appreciate you joining us
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2014 8:00pm EST
quote to u.s. security. i want to comment on the ensuing fallout.
Al Jazeera America
Jan 6, 2014 7:00pm EST
quote . u.s. railways now transport nearly 10% of america's crude oil output or around 800,000 barrels per day, and that has increased the likelihood of rail accidents in both the u.s. and canada. in july a 74-car freight train derailed in the quebec town, and the explosion killed almost 50 people and destroyed 30 buildings in the town's center. in november a train derailed and exploded in pennsylvania. 11 cars burnt to a crisp. and in late december, a 110
Al Jazeera America
Jan 26, 2014 4:00pm EST
quote . and in a recent interview airing today he says the n.s.a. collect data to help u.s. corporations. >> reporter: does the n.s.a. spy on siemens, on other successful german company, for example, to prevail, to have the advantage of what was going on in the skin tisk world. >> i don't want to pre-empt journalists, but there's no question the u.s. is engaged in economic spying. if there's information at seem earnings that is beneficial to the national trucks not the national security -- trucks not the national security of the united states, they'll go after that information and take it. >> it was held in an undisclosed location. a russian law-maker says russia
Al Jazeera America
Jan 26, 2014 4:00pm EST
quote in the skin tisk world. >> i don't want to pre-empt journalists, but there's no question the u.s. is engaged in economic spying. if there's information at seem earnings that is beneficial to the national trucks not the national security -- trucks not the national security of the united states, they'll go after that information and take it. >> it was held in an undisclosed location. a russian law-maker says russia
LINKTV
Jan 30, 2014 8:00am PST
quote foreign partners briefed u.s. negotiators on other countries preparations and goals, saying -- "signals intelligence will undoubtedly a significant role in keeping our negotiators as well informed as possible throughout the two-week event. 2009 copenhagen summit
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2014 8:00pm EST
quote u.s. citizens. that was obviously untrue. justice department officials section 215 is
CNN
Jan 14, 2014 1:00pm PST
quote announced that snowden has the board of directors. the former u.s. analyst who gave the infamous pentagon papers to "the new york times" back in 1971. mr. ells berg, thank you so much for being here. why has the organization decided to add snowden to the board of directors even though he's not actually a journalist? >> well, i'm not a journalist either. in fact, i'm a source. the same sort that he had ward snowden has been. and he represents the values, i think, of the freedom of the press foundation, freedomfoundation.org. it's essential to the first amendment, freedom of the press, and of speech. you can't have investigative journalism in the foreign policy or so-called defense area
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2014 8:00pm EST
quote school on u.s. intelligence sources and tradecraft and the insights they are getting or making our job much harder. this includes putting the lives of members or assets of the intelligence community at risk as well as our armed forces, diplomats, and citizens. we are beginning to see changes in the communications behaviors of adversaries. particularly terrorists. and then -- a disturbing trend which i anticipate will continue. hislaims he has won and
PBS
Jan 30, 2014 6:00pm PST
quote " revealed based on the snowden papers that right on top of the new u.s. embassy right next to the brandenberg base is one of these supersecret intelligence collection hubs and in fact, it's used to spy on all these government buildings. what did you think when you learned that? >> i was really shocked because if you find out these kind of details, everybody is shocked because then you know who it was when it was, where it was. and this is something completely angering. >>. >> warner: has angela merkel's government received any satisfaction from the americans on other these issues other than not spying on her cell own? >> honestly so far not. we haven't had the progress we need and we hope we are able to manage it until the chancellor has her visits in june in america. we should continue our cooperation because there are
Al Jazeera America
Jan 27, 2014 7:00pm EST
shuster has the story. >> for the last several years the u.s. federal reserve has kept interest rates low, keeping the cost of borrowing down, and investors placing their moneys on emerging markets, turkey, india and brazil where rates of return are often higher than other investments. meanwhile china has helped fuel the growth, but now that the fed is letting rates go higher and china just reported a slow down in manufacturing for the first time in six months, investors are getting nervous. >> china certainly is important to many emerging markets, especially those that are commodity exporters. so any signal or any indication that china's growth is slowing even more and this manufacturing index that was released last week points in that direction, those kind of indicators of even weaker chinese growth i think begin to get a lot of players in these markets quite worried and quite upset. not just about china but also about the ramifications for other emerging markets. >> over the last few days investors have been pulling their cash out of emerging markets and bringing it back to more stable
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2014 8:00pm EST
quote in domestic spying and searches of u.s. citizens within our borders. can you assure the committee that the cia does not conduct such domestic spying and searches? >> i can assure the committee that the cia follows the letter and the spirit of the law in terms of what the authorities are in terms of its responsibilities to collect intelligence that will keep this country. yes, i do. me finish on the snow. we have an important opportunity when it comes to this vital review that we undertook. we can set the record straight. america is at its best when we acknowledge our mistakes and
Bloomberg
Jan 18, 2014 10:00pm EST
letter, the world is looking to the u.s. and china to work together to solve pressing challenges. there is great potential for cultural and scientific exchanges to help us solve problems that would benefit all. >> china is one of the most important countries in the world. its relationship with the u.s. is one of the most important relationships in the world. that relationship continues to grow in size and complexity. with me is my guest. he became the ambassador to the u.s. he also served as china's ambassador to japan, i'm very pleased to have him here at this table for the first time in running opal the number of visits to talk about this important relationship. welcome. >> thank you. >> characterize the relationship today between china and the u.s. >> in the last several years since establishing diplomatic relations, our two countries have gone through many changes. not just in the world but in our own countries. fortunately, we have been able to identify growing common interest and manage what differences we may have. that enables us to develop this relationship. i think now it is m
LINKTV
Jan 16, 2014 8:00am PST
now. nearly 70 years ago, the u.s. took over the japanese island of okinawa after one of the bloodiest battles of world war ii. more than 200,000 people died, mostly japanese civilians. today the u.s. operates 34 bases on the island and is planning to build a new state of the art marine base despite mass protests. we'll get the latest. then we will talk to a founder of peace boat, one of japan's most prominent anti-war groups. peace -- who will make the piece? it will be us. >> and as the u.s. congress holds a key hearing on the tpp or transpacific partnership, we'll look at why many japanese activists oppose the trade deal. all that and more, coming up. welcome to democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are broadcasting from tokyo, japan. tens of thousands of west virginia residents remain without tap water one week after a chemical spill in the elk river. the state's water ban has been lifted in stages over the past several days for about half the 300,000 residents in the effected areas. but that still leaves close to 150,000 without
Al Jazeera America
Jan 15, 2014 2:30am EST
lisa fletcher, and you are in the stream. historically the u.s. gave aid to friends who sometimes become its foes. the unrest in egypt - we'll discuss u.s. policy, billions of your tax dollars and the potential tax loss. >> our digital producer in tonight. he is bringing in all your live comments. you know, when we tweeted out today the numbers, hundreds of billions. a question from the community is why. what do we get out of this? >> we have been doing it for decades, what's in it for me and the united states. i got a tweet from the chairman emeritus of california, ron naring and this is what he says. he says: also on facebook james said: >> finally a tweet: >> you, the community can keep tweeting us. >> it's hard to believe the 3-year anniversary of the egyptian process to pave the way to democracy is upon us. with the military in power and introducing reforms to roll back freedoms egyptians hoped for, is it a return to the hosni mubarak era? the world watched deadly clashes between the regime and mohamed morsi, who was ousted in a coup last summer. the u.s. congress is paving t
PBS
Jan 3, 2014 1:00am PST
companies that made 90% or more sales in the u.s. beat the s&p 500 thanks to an improving economy and stronger dollar but this year investors may be wise to expand horizons. strategist advice to buy multi-nationals in 2014 because better economic data is likely to come outside the u.s. in the coming year. john says if you're going to take a global approach in investing in 2014, stick with consumer discretionary stocks. >> because we're beginning see around the world a development of culture that mimics the u.s. consumer, and just as the consumer led the u.s. markets back, we would expect that will happen both in europe, as well as in asia. >> reporter: which consumer focus companies look attractive? he says nike, mattel, harley davidson and tiffany are some stocks to consider, but be forewarned, several experts caution any type of distress like political dysfunction or security concerns overseas could send investors right back home. for "nightly business report", i'm seema mody. >>> our first market guest for 2014 says there are lots of reasons for investors to be optimistic for s
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2014 8:00am EST
in 1947, and this a also the redding the beginning of the u.s. official involvement in the middle east. it's even little official u.s. presence there prior to this period. what i merges is history of the cia in the middle east during these crucial decades, but with at its core, kermit roosevelt, partly a biography ever roosevelt, but also a group biography including archie roosevelt, his cousin and another grandson of tr, and this somewhat colorful, ram bun, personality and different background from the aristocrat roosevelt cousins, copeland, from the south of alabama, compared with roosevelt, he was from the wrong side of the tracks and really becomes an industry commentator after leaving the agency on intelligence affairs. he's also somewhat and probably the father of stuart copeland, the drummer for the police, in case you didn't know that. now, these three men, archie and miles copeland are trying to shape the cia's early program in the middle east, and as kim roosevelt's involvement in 1953 suggest this involves creating quite a lot of disorder in the middle east, attempts at
Al Jazeera America
Jan 14, 2014 7:30pm EST
>> hi, i'm lisa fletcher, and you're in "the stream." historically, the u.s. has given aid to its friends, who sometimes end up becoming it's foes. ige want, we'll discuss policy, billions of your tax dollars and potential backlash. >> our digital producer, julio in for raj, and he's bringing in comments thought the program. and when we were tweeting out these real numbers, hundreds of billions of dollars, our question from the community, what do we get out of this? >> for decade, what's in it for me? what's in it for the united states? i actually got a tweet from the chairman, merideth, from california, who is a loyal streamer. he said: so it's a summary of what's happening in egypt. and you can continue to tweet us. >> to pave the way to democracy is upon us. the military now in power, and introducing reforms to roll back freedoms that egyptians had hoped for, is it is this a return to the mub artic era? the support of the egyptian military, despite opposition and a law that prevents it. we'll get into that. 49% of americans are against further aid to egypt. only 7% believe that
PBS
Jan 10, 2014 2:30pm PST
visit by the u.s. secretary of state john kerry to encourage peace talks. the posting official said the plan is a message from israel to stop the u.s. from securing peace efforts. the pakistani teenager who was killed all trying to stop a suicide bomber at his school has been nominated for a top civilian award. he saw a man wearing a suicide vest outside of the school pakistan onthwest monday. his friends ran inside, he grabbed hold of the bomber who then detonated his best. tonight, the un security council is holding an emergency meeting about the fierce fighting in iraq. we have been reporting on the news that al qaeda militants have seized control of key areas there including falluja and parts of her monti. it comes just two years after the u.s. withdrew and is raising questions about the country stability. for more on the battle being waged, i was joined earlier by james jones who formerly served as the commandant of the u.s. marine corps and national security adviser to president obama. how concerned are you about iraq's stability given that falluja and parts of her monti are p
PBS
Jan 3, 2014 6:30pm PST
positive things to say about the u.s. economy. >> the combination of financial healing, greater balance in the housing market, less fiscal restraint and policy accommodation bodes well for u.s. economic growth in coming quarters. >> the bernanke pep talk helped but not a jolt of red bull. today's final numbers, the dow up a modest 28 points and the nasdaq lower by 11 and s&p was a fraction of a point lower. well, big blue chip stocks started haltingly. dominic chu reports why many market pros are watching small, fast growing companies more closely than those suddenly stumbling big company shares. >> reporter: the skies are getting a bit darker for some investors. it's not a full blown storm yet but many traders are keeping a close eye on small cap stocks. they had a rocky start to 2014 and there is a big reason why investors care. they are considered to be leading indicators for the overall market and economy. >> small cap companies are the largest employer in the u.s. they are reflective of what would be going on in the u.s. employment market which is critical. >> often times, optimism
LINKTV
Jan 22, 2014 5:00am PST
. officials had invited representatives of iran to take part. syrian opposition leaders and u.s. diplomats complained. and on monday the u.n. withdrew the invitation. some former war crimes prosecutors say there is proof of systematic torture and killing of detainees by the syrian government. they say about 11,000 people may have been killed, and that the evidence could support charges of war crimes against syrian officials. the findings were based on 55,000 pictures provided by a syrian defector who worked as a military police photographer. he said he had photographed bodies of detainees who had been killed. the majority of the images were bodies of young men. they showed signs of starvation, beatings, and strangulation. reuters reports lawyers acting for qatar commissioned the examination of the evidence. former war crimes prosecutor and forensic experts interviewed the men and analyzed the pictures. they concluded that the testimony and images were credible. >> what we can say is that this was systematic, ruthless, and methodical killing, in a pattern that would certainly sup
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2014 6:02pm EST
for current foreign policy relations between the u.s. and middle east. this is about an hour. >> thank you for that kind introduction, and i'd like -- thanks to everybody for coming out in these conditions. i'm originally from england and will be heading back there shortly, so preparation after southern california for a british winter. just like to begin by saying a few words -- first, how i came to this subject, were describing the scenes of the book. now, as you have already heard, the -- my previous book, the mighty wurletzer about cia front groups, nongovernment organizations made up of anticommunist, private citizens, engaged in cold war propaganda overseas and later emerged these groups were in fact being secretly funded and, to some extent, managed by the cia. one group i didn't really engage with in the mighty wurlitzer was the american friend office the middle east. and mainly because its purpose didn't seem to be so much to do with the cold war as with promoting the arab world to an american audience, and also it was antizionist, battling the insew lens of the emerging israel
Al Jazeera America
Jan 23, 2014 2:00am EST
texas for killing a cop decades ago. the execution could strain relations between the u.s. and mexico. issuing an ultimatum in ukraine. opposition calls for an early election and wants an answer in 24 hours. this is a look. protesters are back out. >> in the blink of an eye my world was shattered into a million pieces. now i'm left trying to pick them up and put them together. >> shot to death for texting in a movie theatre. a grieving wife talks about the loss of her husband. >> an unwanted export from china. how china's air pollution is affecting the u.s. - in more ways than one. [ ♪ music ] >> into hi there. welcome to al jazeera america. good to have you with us. i'm thomas drayton. a mexican national was executed in texas a few hours ago despite international outcry. >> edgar tamayo was convicted of killing a police officer 20 years ago. lawyers argued that he did not receive proper legal representation after his arrest. heidi zhou-castro has more on a case that could strain relations between the u.s. and mexico. >> edgar tamayo was pronounced dead at 9:32 central time, wednesd
Bloomberg
Jan 19, 2014 6:00pm EST
lower, a bit under. 5305 is your level there. the aussie dollar is weakening at 87 u.s. cents. zealand, we are seeing fractional gains, pretty much flat right now. new zealand dollar spot is weakening, 82 and a half u.s. cents. we are also counting down to the open in japan and korea. now,ss than an hour from futures trading in chicago, it looks like it's going to be a fractional gain at the start of the session. the dollar yen is slightly strengthening this morning at 104.28 yen to the u.s. dollar. is being so badly crushed by the playstation and next box from sony and microsoft that nintendo is forecasting a surprise lost. john is here to explain what went wrong. >>that nintendo is forecasting a surprise my favorite area, gone- game consoles. about 240 million u.s., after forecasting a profit of ¥55 billion. a dramatic shift in that earning story. shoppers turned out looking for the opposition, sony and xbox one. nintendo shipped 4.3 million wii consoles in 15 months since the release. sold 3ft's xbox one million in just two months and playstation for sold 4.2 million. shar
PBS
Jan 30, 2014 2:30pm PST
. u.s. forces prepared to pull out of afghanistan but there's a lot of the satisfaction about what they leave behind. >> the war is ending because of a timetable drawn up in london and washington. with all of the lives lost than money spent, it could have been so much better. >> u.s. prosecutors will seek death against the so cards and i have -- marathonhe boston bomber. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. the u.s. is growing increasingly impatient with the president of afghanistan. defense secretary chuck hagel suggested that time is running out for hamid karzai to sign an agreement that would let some u.s. forces stay in the country beyond the end of this year. as the troops prepare to withdraw after 12 years of war, discussion. >> they're prepared to russian or the threat on roadside bombs and now they are on their way out of the country. they are flown over the stunning snow-covered peaks of the hindu kush mountains across northern afghanistan. they load before their onward flight of the country. forces leaveonal afghanistan facing an un
NBC
Jan 21, 2014 5:30pm PST
the olympics, how the u.s. is planningo get americans out of there in the event of an attack. and late word of a phone call between president obama and russian president putin. >>> and the reunion, after 70 years of searching, a holocaust survivor finally finds one of the men who saved her. "nightly news" begins now. >>> good evening. a huge and sprawling winter storm is making its way up the east coast tonight with a lot of u.s. population centers in its path. and it's proving to be the rare storm where predictions are changing for the worse as it approaches. tonight it's been snowing sideways on the north lawn of the white house in washington for some time. most commuters in philadelphia bugged out and went home early based on dire predictions of a foot of snow or more. in braintree, mass at this hour, it's clear not enough people got out and got home in time. out east on the cape, it's a sporty night on the water in massachusetts. you can see this storm from space, some big cities in the teeth of it tonight, from washington on up through philly, new york, boston and everywhere
Al Jazeera America
Jan 28, 2014 3:30am EST
, volatility and uncertainty are back. that is a key take away of the topsy-turvy trading in the u.s. stock market. that followed the worst week for stocks. take a look at how the do you jones sank and bounced back before finishing in the red. that is what i mean by volatility. when the roller-coaster ride was over the do youeneded down a quart -- dow ended down a quarter of one per cent. the tech-heavy nasdaq did the worst, losing more than 1%. this is not horrific. the last several day make one thing clear. those of you that own stocks have to adjust to a new reality when the s&p rose. so far this year it's down 3.6%. we'll talk about the reasons for the market jitters in a moment, including worries about emerging markets. let's review a couple of terms that you are likely to read and hear about if the volatility conditions. let's start with market correction. that's when stocks fall 10% from the highs. we are not close to that now. we haven't had a genuine correction since october january "11. and some market professionals say we may be for some. that's when stocks fell 20%. the l
LINKTV
Jan 16, 2014 5:00am PST
a deadly nerve gas attack in tokyo. >>> u.s. defense department officials plan to conduct health surveys on sailors involved in relief efforts after the 2011 disaster in japan. >>> on nuclear watch, workers at the damaged fukushima daiichi nuclear plant prepare for a mammoth job, stopping the buildup and leakage of radioactive water. >>> a man who once belonged to the cult that released cesarean gas on trains in tokyo nearly two decades ago has gone on trial. former fugitive is accused of crimes that include the abduction of a man who was trying to free his sister from the ohm shin difficult cult. he was on the run for nearly 17 years. he turned himself in to police two years ago. he's charged with abducting and confining a notary in 1995. prosecutors say he later gave the notary a lethal injection. hirata denied the charges on day one of the trial and said he only acted as a lookout and didn't intend the kidnap the man. his defense team says he's only guilty of helping the culprits. hirata also apologized for cautioning trouble to the victim and society. the case has attracted p
CSPAN
Jan 8, 2014 4:00am EST
they've arrived in the u.s. we provide the aid thanks to you all, for the first 30 to the 0 days. 0 days. r that it's -- 9 but after that it's up to h.h.s. >> i've i'm giving you an opportunity here to tell us that maybe the worst is yet to come. and prepare members of congress who are sympathetic with the bill you may send us. so if i were you, i would suggest to take this opportunity to sit down and write out what we may be facing as a nation in terms of our obligations to stabilize the region. that's all i'm asking. >> and we very much appreciate that. just to your point, we keep passing the worst case scenario. so we need to be thinking of that. there have already been extraordinary strains on the system. we keep coming up with new ways of addressing it and we will continue to be faced with that pressure and we would very much welcome the opportunity to work with you all further on envisioning what that might take. we were able to do the response that we did in this last fiscal year because of the very important support that we received. especially from the senate. so we thank y
Al Jazeera America
Jan 31, 2014 3:00am EST
. >> syria accused of delaying handing over chemical weapons - the u.s. asks russia to intervene. >> and dictating terms from behind bars - where in brazil prison officials are forced to strike deals with inmates in order to maintain order. >> australia's great barrier reef watchdog has given the go ahead for dredged mud to be dumped near the world-fame mouse marine park. it will allow for 3,000 cubic metres of mud, larger than the great pyramid of giza, clearing the way for the world's biggest coal port, locking $328 million worth of coal port projects. the reef is a big tourist attraction, worth $5.7 bill on annually to the economy. environmentalists, scientists and tourist operators forged the plan. they are fear it will harm the reef. possibly doubling shipping traffic in the area. andrew thomas has the latest from sydney. >> this decision will see 3 million cubic metres of mud and sand dredged from the bottom of the point and dumped at sea within the great barrier green park. the authority that has granted the permission for the dumping says that there'll be no damage to the
MSNBC
Jan 23, 2014 9:00pm PST
was chris christie's time as u.s. attorney. quote, when chris christie got the u.s. attorney post, he had no sympathy for the poor old pauls who were plying their crooked trade at taxpayer expense. chris christie cut a far more public figure than previous u.s. attorneys. every week seemed to bring a few development, a perk walk or a leaked word from christie's office of an official being subpoenaed. after he had been in office as u.s. attorney for a year, the media and people on the street were already suggesting chris christie should run for governor. chris christie was appointed u.s. attorney for the state of new jersey in 2001. he was appointed by president george w. bush. mr. christie had no prior experience in law enforcement at the time. he certainly had no prior experience as a prosecutor. he was a lobbyist in his previous job. but he had also been a pioneer for the george w. bush for president campaign in 2000. mr. christie bundled middle eastern half a billion in campaign funds from bush-cheney in 2000. that was apparently enough to get him considered for the u.s. attorne
Bloomberg
Jan 11, 2014 9:00am EST
anyone knew how big baidu could become, it attracted the attention of u.s. technology companies. li turned down offers from yahoo!, microsoft, and google. here is what he has to say about how hard that was. >> it was not easy. in the early days, before we went public, we had investors, and they were based in the u.s. they respected the tech giants here. when there is a possibility to cash out at a price higher than they had expected, i would not blame them to think about it. lean toward selling the company. but for me, i knew that we had much brighter future than most people have thought about. i tried very hard to convince my investors, don't sell. i will make better returns for you. it is not just about my ego. it was no just about the future of the company. i had to tell them in a way that can be beneficial to them. the best way to be beneficial is to make more money. >> you came up with the search in silicon valley in the 1990's at the same time that google came up with google -- separately. >> i call it link analysis. it is all the same or similar ideas. i saw the patent idea b
Al Jazeera America
Jan 10, 2014 2:00am EST
check check >> >> the india diplomat at the center of an international incident has left the u.s. and is headed home following her criminal indictment. making a federal case out of the bridge scandal in new jersey. governor chris christie says he didn't know anything about it, but the u.s. attorney launches an investigation. >> a new program to fight poverty - pumping aid into five depressed area. >> in an unusual attraction, the eerie islands of the dolls. why so many flock to see this site. >> welcome to al jazeera america, i'm thomas drayton, good to have you with us. we begin with a chemical spill prompting west virginia's government to declare an emergency around charles son. 100,000 are affected and nine counties. health officials are advising people not to drink, bathe or cook with the oil. the chemical used to process coal leaked into the elk river. daycare, universities, schools are told to cut down. the department of health says: >> the diplomats at the center of a standoff between the u.s. and india is on her way back to her home country. prosecutors charged devyani kh
LINKTV
Jan 27, 2014 5:00am PST
to the u.s. helped drive exports up 9.5% to $684 billion. but the pace of exports increased slower than imports. analysts say electronicsmakers are not taking up the slack, as they did in the past. this is because manufacturers have moved much of their production bases overseas. toshiba now makes 96% of its refrigerators, washing machines and other home appliances outside japan. that's up from 66% seven years ago. company imports most of the home appliances it sells in japan. and analysts predict that the trade balance is likely to remain in the red for some time to come. hideo kumano is one of them. he's an executive chief economist at day each chi life research. he has shared his insight on the impact of a prolonged trade deficit. >> translator: if the trade deficit cannot be offset by incomes earned abroad that would cause a current account deficit. that could prompt investors to pull money out of japan, leading to lower demand for japanese government bonds and higher interest rates. >> on the outlook for japan's economy, he says domestic demand will likely remain sluggish due t
Al Jazeera America
Jan 14, 2014 7:00pm EST
boss at toyota about bringing sexy back to car showrooms. and also what the busiest bridge in the u.s. says about the big three automaker and it's neighbor to the north. and we never stop to ask directions, and there is an app for that. >> you are the most important part of the show. join our live conversation for the next half hour on twitter at aj real money and facebook.com and a.j. real money. the heart of an industry that has come back strong since chrysler and general motors filed for bankruptcy in 2009, and when ford mortgaged everything that it owned to survive back in 2005. today we've got more evidence of this industry's return to health. general motors sold 9.7 million vehicles worldwide last year, up 4% from 2012. strong sales in china and the u.s. fuel gains to offset weak innocence europe and self america. g.m.'s sold year sent its stock up 42% in 2013. late today the automaker said it will start paying a dividend on its stock again something it stopped doing in 2008. next month the company is expected to report it's 16th consecutive quarter of profits. now the health of
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2014 12:00am EST
economy in 2014 citing the u.s. budget deal as one step toward stabilizing the economy. from the national press club, this is an hour. >> now for our guests today she is the first woman at the helm of the international monetary fund and the first woman to hold a finance minister job in a g-7 country. christine lagarde has led the imf for two and a half years during which she has been erased and the european economic crisis . not new to the u.s. capitol. she attended holton arms school in bethesda and mark that the u.s. capital as an aide to then representative william cohen where she helped him correspond with his french speaking constituents. [laughter] >> a onetime member of the french national synchronized swimming team, she became the first female chairman of the international law firm baker mckenzie. earlier in her career and a job interview in the law firm in paris she was told she would never become a partner because she was a woman. it later in her career she would stress equal opportunities for women, encouraging them to work in advancing their careers. coming her a lett
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Jan 24, 2014 2:00pm EST
stand before the u.s. congress and the amount of people and deliver his sixth state of the union address. as in recent years, he is likely to focus man on domestic, ma political and economic issues. this reflects the rising concern in president obama's phrase for nation building at home. and the declining interest among the american public in getting involved in other nations is this. president obama came to office in 2009 on a wave of optimism about his transformational presidency. five years later it's fair to say that the mood have soured and hopes have dimmed. no doubt that deep economic recession of 2008 dealt this white house a we can't. more profound political and social changes, however, have also conspired against him, growing polarization, gridlock and dysfunction in our political system being high on the list. despite these challenges at home, the president has set forth an ambitious list of priorities when it comes to foreign policy and national security. drawing down troops in iraq and afghanistan, refocusing the fight against terrorism, reducing nuclear weapons, negotiating
CNBC
Jan 20, 2014 12:00pm EST
] [ticking] >> for more than a decade, the u.s. military establishment has treated cyberspace as a domain of conflict, where it would need the capability to fend off attack or launch its own. that time is here, because someone sabotaged a top secret nuclear installation in iran with nothing more than a long string of computer code. >> we have entered into a new phase of conflict in which we use a cyberweapon to create physical destruction. [ticking] >> viktor bout, in my eyes, is one of the most dangerous men on the face of the earth. >> on the face of the earth? >> without a doubt. >> which is why the u.s. government launched an elaborate international sting to nab viktor bout. what makes bout so dangerous? and how did d.e.a. agents eventually grab him? the answers in our story later. [ticking] this is what espionage looks like. the man driving the car is gregg bergersen. he's a civilian analyst at the pentagon with one of the nation's highest security clearances. his companion is tai shen kuo, a spy for the people's republic of china. bergersen knew a secret that the chinese desperately wa
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